MOREHEAD CITY, N.C.- --
A Marine with
Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2 was recognized for helping the local
community during the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce Service Person of the
Quarter ceremony in Morehead City, Nov. 13.
Lance Cpl. Allison App, an administrative specialist with
MWHS-2, was honored as the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Service Person
of the Quarter for her dedication and commitment to serving her community and
her exemplary conduct as a Marine.
According to Gunnery Sgt. Ivan Quan, an administrative specialist
with MWHS-2, App has completed more than 300 hours of volunteer work while managing
the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Government Travel Charge Card Program, in addition
to other duties with in her work section.
“Aside from her outstanding work ethic, one of the things
that caught our attention was how App interacts with the other Marines,” said
Quan. “The Marines seek her out and trust her judgment for advice both in and
out of the work environment. She is a highly dependable asset to the office and
continues to strive to better herself and the Marines around her.”
According to App, volunteering her time to serve others has
always been something she has taken pride in. Some of the organizations she has
actively participated in include the Carteret County Humane Society Animal
Shelter, the New Bern Soup Kitchen and Creekside Elementary School.
and volunteering are both as important for us as the volunteers as the
recipient,” said App. “It truly is special. Volunteering creates character in
which the community and service members can share in camaraderie, compassion,
and confidence. That character is what I think can strengthen those individuals
that strive to be involved.”